Turn-based Classic Games and Abandonware

Historyline: 1914-1918

Historyline: 1914-1918

Historyline: 1914-1918, also know as The Great War: 1914 - 1918, is a turn-based strategy game developed by Blue Byte Studio and released for DOS and Amiga in 1992. The game uses an engine very similar...

Year: 1992 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-11-01Tags: historical world war i turn-based hexagonal map

Wasteland

Wasteland

Wasteland is a post-apocalyptic RPG developed by Interplay and published by Electronic Arts in 1988 for the Apple II, DOS, and Commodore 64. It was later followed by Wasteland 2 in 2014, with a few failed...

Year: 1988 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2017-07-05Tags: post-apocalyptic turn-based fallout

Panzer General

Panzer General

Panzer General is a top-down, turn-based, historical battle game developed and published by Strategic Simulations, Inc and released for DOS in 1994. It was one of the first games (if not the first) that...

Year: 1994 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2015-04-16Tags: historical battle turn-based

Dark Sun: Shattered Lands

Dark Sun: Shattered Lands

Dark Sun: Shattered Lands is a computer RPG set in the AD&D universe, created by Strategic Simulations Inc in 1993 for DOS only. Being based on the AD&D campaign known as Dark Sun, it is set in the desert...

Year: 1993 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2018-01-24Tags: fantasy turn-based

Ascendancy

Ascendancy

Ascendancy is a sci fi turn-based strategy game developed and published by The Logic Factory in 1995 and released for DOS. It is referred to as a “4x” game, meaning explore, expand, exploit, and exterminate...

Year: 1995 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-11-19Tags: sci-fi/futuristic 4x turn-based

Jagged Alliance

Jagged Alliance

Jagged Alliance is a turn-based tactical role-playing game with a mixture of strategy, inspired to X-Com games. It was developed by Sir-tech Software and released in 1994 for MS-DOS by Madlab Software....

Year: 1995 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2018-01-20Tags: turn-based

Ultima VI: The False Prophet

Ultima VI: The False Prophet

Ultima VI: The False Prophet, developed by Origin Systems, is the sixth part in the role-playing video game series of Ultima. It was released in 1990 for DOS, then in 1991 and 1992 for Commodore 64, Amiga...

Year: 1990 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2015-04-17Tags: fantasy turn-based

Worms: The Director's Cut

Worms: The Director's Cut

Worms: The Director’s Cut is the sequel to the original Worms and was developed by Team17 and published by Ocean Software in 1997 exclusively for the Amiga with AGA chipset. Both games are turn-based...

Year: 1997 Genre: Puzzler Updated: 2016-12-09Tags: turn-based 2d scrolling artillery amiga original game

Champions of Krynn

Champions of Krynn

Champions of Krynn is the first chapter of the role-playing games series created by Strategic Simulations Inc, based on the Dragonlance settings of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons. The game, designed by Dave...

Year: 1990 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2018-05-14Tags: turn-based dungeon crawler fantasy sword and sorcery dungeons and dragons gold box

UFO: Alien Invasion

UFO: Alien Invasion

UFO: Alien Invasion is a futuristic, squad-based and turn-based strategy game set in 2084, heavily inspired by X-COM, but not a sequel or a remake.

Year: 2015 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2015-04-08Tags: sci-fi/futuristic turn-based freeware

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar is a fantasy roleplaying game and one of the most important video games of all time. It is the fourth game in the series created by the legendary Richard Garriot, who considers...

Year: 1987 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2018-11-03Tags: fantasy turn-based freeware

Scorched Earth

Scorched Earth

Scorched Earth is a turn-based artillery game, developed by Wendell Hicken for DOS and released originally as shareware in 1991. Up to 9 players can fight against each other controlling their tanks, aiming...

Year: 1991 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2017-10-17Tags: turn-based artillery

Wizardry: Crusaders of the Dark Savant

Wizardry: Crusaders of the Dark Savant

Wizardry: Crusaders of the Dark Savant is the 7th chapter in the fantasy RPG series, Wizardry, and was developed and published by Sir-Tech in 1992 for MS-DOS. In 1996 a remake was published with the title...

Year: 1992 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2017-08-08Tags: fantasy sci-fi/futuristic turn-based

Betrayal at Krondor

Betrayal at Krondor

Betrayal at Krondor is an adventure RPG game developed and published by Dynamix in 1993 for DOS. It was later ported to Windows in 2010. Betrayal at Krondor is inspired by and based on the Riftwar novels...

Year: 1993 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2018-04-24Tags: turn-based fantasy